Advances in robotics and automation make the chemical industry more competitive and flexible
Automating the chemical industry
Unchained Robotics helps companies in the chemical industry find automation solutions that meet their specific needs. Browse and compare a wide range of automation solutions on the Unchained Marketplace, including robots, cameras, grippers, complete solutions and more.
The chemical industry and its robotic future
The Chemical Industry is one that requires exactitude, efficiency, and serious safety precautions. Accidents are expensive, time-consuming, and most of all dangerous. The chemical production facility of tomorrow is one that is as automated as possible. Not only in the name of safety and efficiency, but also in the name of agility. Modern robotics are more dexterous, reliable, and user friendly than ever before. This means that they can be used in and adapt to increasingly demanding environments. The new generation of collaborative robots are easier to integrate, program, and use than ever before – many requiring no expert training whatsoever to install for common processes. In a market marked by global competition and rising labor costs, robotics can give the businesses in the Chemical industry the agility they need to thrive in tomorrow’s market.
The collaborative future of the chemical industry
The advantages of the next generation of robotics
Cobots meet strict safety requirements that allow for their utilization in close proximity to people or even work directly with them as part of a hybrid process. This means that the robot can perform more human-like tasks or simply make a current human worker more efficient.
Easy to Integrate
Thanks to this capacity for collaboration, companies in the Chemical industry do not need to completely rebuild their processes and lines around robots themselves. This means that previous investments in machinery can be partially or fully automated without massive changes to the production line or the deprecation recently purchased machinery.
Collaborative robots are in general much easier to program and repurpose than traditional industrial robots, allowing for much greater adaptability. Often, reprogramming a cobot perform a new task on a new line or a new batch is something that any operator can be trained to do. Investments in robots make you more not less agile.
01. Use Case: Palletizing
Palletizing is a very common application in the chemical industry and can also be easily automated with modern tools from Unchained.
Below is an example requirement based on this industry.
Doosan Robotics H2515
€50,500.00 excl. VAT.
A powerful cobot with reach
With a reach of 1,500 mm and a payload of 25 kg, the Doosan H2515 is an ideal and extremely powerful and adaptable cobot.
€5,079.00 - €6,656.00 excl. VAT.
Powerful electric vacuum gripper, ideal for palletizing boxes
The VGP20 is an electrically driven vacuum gripper. By using an electrically generated vacuum, this gripper allows for much easier setup and less maintenance compared to a conventional pneumatic gripper.
ifm O3D Camera
€1,450.50 excl. VAT.
A reliable and affordable 3D camera
With a working distance of 300 to 10,000 mm, the IFM O3D is an ideal camera for vision-based palletizing. By using a camera instead of a conventional sensor, the palletizing solution can be reprogrammed and reused much more easily.
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